When Speaker Needs to Cancel Speaking Engagement

ER from California asks: I recently spoke for a large national meeting.  By the end of my Friday afternoon session, my throat was feeling a bit dry and hoarse.  I was scheduled to speak the following morning.  However, when I …

The Pesky Non-Compete Clause

CK from British Columbia writes: Vanessa, I just received a contract for a booking for next year. There is a clause in it that states I cannot accept any other speaking engagements in the state for 3 months prior and …